RAILROAD STAFF

CAROLE R. WELLS

Executive Assistant

Carole has worked as the Executive Assistant for HRCV and the Wilmington & Western since 1995. She has assisted the Executive Director and the Board of Directors with sales and marketing, fund development and recruiting. Carole is currently our planning and events coordinator and performs all the accounting duties for the organization. She spends her free time with her family and finds time to volunteer on the railroad. She holds a Bachelor of Science in education from Glassboro State College.

KEVIN MARTIN

Volunteer Operations Coordinator

Kevin has spent more than 15 years working with volunteers in the non-profit sector. As the Volunteer Operations Coordinator, Kevin oversees the Volunteer Program which includes the recruitment, training and evaluation of the volunteers at the railroad as well as the day-to-day train operations. Kevin has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Jefferson University and a master’s degree in human resource management from Goldey-Beacom College.

STEVE JENSEN

Chief Mechanical Officer

Steve has served as the Chief Mechanical Officer of the Wilmington & Western since 1995. His interest in trains grew at a young age when he started volunteering here in 1970. Steve oversees all work in the Backshop which includes the upkeep and repairs of our motive power and rolling stock, which is becoming more of a rare skill set in this day and age.

ANDREW SCHIEBEL

Track Inspector/General Services

Andrew has worked for the Wilmington & Western as the General Maintenance Worker and Track Inspector since 2013. From electrical services to metal fabrication, he has worked in all facets of railroad maintenance. He began his career in maintenance by working in the electrical trade for over 10 years before moving to the tri-state area. Additionally, he has obtained education in the mechanical field through automotive courses. In his free time, Andrew enjoys working with and restoring vintage equipment.

CARRIE SCHIEBEL

Gift Shop Buyer (Part-Time)

Carrie began working at the Wilmington & Western as a Station Agent in 2013 and has been the Gift Shop Buyer since 2015. She has assisted in the main office, stocked the Gift Shop and helped customers at the station. Carrie received a Bachelor of Science in biology with a concentration in ecology and conservation. Additionally, she holds multiple Associate of Applied Science degrees in biology, biotechnology, chemistry and chemistry technology. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering with animals and exploring in nature.

MARY SANGER

Station Agent (Part-Time)

Mary lives along the line and has been a constant presence at the railroad as a volunteer, staff member and passenger. She began as a volunteer in 2010 and became a Station Agent in 2012, working both at Greenbank Station and the Business Office when needed. As a Station Agent she helps make sure the passengers have a great experience and helps manage the ticketing and inventory systems. Mary holds a Bachelor of Arts in history & political science, with a minor in biology from the University of Delaware, and a Master of Science in administration of justice from Wilmington University.

KIRSTA LONG

Station Agent (Part-Time)

CHRISTINE GROTT

Station Agent (Part-Time)

Christine is the current executive assistant with the Delaware Historical Society. She has a Bachelor of Arts in history from California State University, is a native Delawarean and resides in Wilmington. Christine believes everyone should know the history in their own backyard and encourages everyone to learn as much as they can about Delaware's fascinating history!

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